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Chevron Stenciled Side Table with Chalk Paint

Chevron Stenciled Side Table with Chalk Paint

I’m 36 weeks tomorrow!  36 WEEKS!  Yikes!  I keep thinking I have so much time to get stuff done for this baby and in reality I do not.  I do not at all.  Ryan was born at 38 weeks and I didn’t feel anything with him and this baby I already feel Braxton Hicks contractions! 

7 Tips to Quickly Get Your Yard Ready for Summer + Ryobi 40V Expand-It Trimmer Giveaway

7 Tips to Quickly Get Your Yard Ready for Summer + Ryobi 40V Expand-It Trimmer Giveaway

Summer for our family is about spending time outside!  It’s about barbeques, watermelon, popsicles, swimming, sprinklers, camp fires and fireflies!  While outside I don’t constantly want to be reminded of how my landscaping has taken over our yard and I certainly don’t want to have to spend countless hours getting it looking great!  Here are 7

DIY Flower Planter Boxes

DIY Flower Planter Boxes

Make the perfect DIY Flower Planter Boxes for your porch or deck!  When I have a vision in my head and I can’t find what I want at stores OR I refuse to pay the price tag…I make it!  You can make it too!  I promise they are really, really easy!  Seriously for these, you

How to Use a Kreg Jig to Make Simple Book Ledges

How to Use a Kreg Jig to Make Simple Book Ledges

You can build things.  You can!  I am going to show you how!  Specifically I am going to show you how to use a Kreg Jig to make these awesome book ledges.  These ledges can be used for so much more than just books!  Frames, small jars of crafts, mugs, keepsakes…the list goes on! I

BISSELL® Symphony™ All in One Vacuum & Steam Mop at Best Buy

BISSELL® Symphony™ All in One Vacuum & Steam Mop at Best Buy

Let me proudly introduce you to my new best friend!  Please meet the The BISSELL®Symphony™ All in One Vacuum and Steam Mop!  If you have been around here before you might have noticed that I LOVE multi-tasking things.  Love-love-love them!  Anything that saves me time or can double as something else and serve another purpose

Easily Remove Wallpaper without Chemicals | Homeright Steamer

Easily Remove Wallpaper without Chemicals | Homeright Steamer

I think it’s safe to say that if you have ever had to remove wallpaper you might agree it is one of the worst home improvement jobs there is!  What’s even worse is that by the time you try all the different “sure fire removal” methods you are normally high or smell like a giant

How to Replace a Bathroom Faucet

How to Replace a Bathroom Faucet

This post brought to you by Moen, Incorporated. All opinions are 100% mine. I am so excited to share with you how to replace a bathroom faucet!  It’s a simple project that can make such an impact on your space. The family who lived here before us lived here for 26 years.  They did do

Upcycled Serving Tray using FrogTape® Shape Tape ™

Upcycled Serving Tray using FrogTape® Shape Tape ™

This post brought to you by FrogTape brand painter’s tape. All opinions are 100% mine. Oh-Mah-Word….This FrogTape® Shape Tape™ is pure awesome!  I created this adorable Upcycled Serving Tray in no time at all with the help of the Scallop Shape Tape™! I started out with this killer garage sale find.  This perfectly sized small

Paint in a Flash with Homeright Finish Max

Paint in a Flash with Homeright Finish Max

This post is brought to you by Homeright.  All opinions are 100% my own.  I am so delighted to work with a company who loves to make DIY as easy and efficient as possible!  Yesterday I shared my DIY Cubby System that I am pretty much in love with.  I am planning to make about

DIY Cubby System with 3M DIY

DIY Cubby System with 3M DIY

This post is brought to you by 3M DIY.  All opinions and project details are 100% my own!  I am so excited to work with a company that makes safety so easy for DIYers as myself, and creates products that help make my projects seamless. I built this totally awesome DIY cubby system using my

Ultimate Tailgating Caddy

Ultimate Tailgating Caddy

Welcome back to our second monthly blog hop!  This month’s theme is football and tailgating and I am super excited to share my Ultimate Tailgating Caddy with you all! Can you believe I made this out of my scrap wood pile in my garage?  Don’t have a scrap pile…don’t worry, I can tell you what

How To Easily Remove Labels

How To Easily Remove Labels

Are you ready to have your socks rocked off?  I am not even kidding.  I have the best way to remove labels from Jars and containers without leaving that annoying adhesive residue behind!  If you are like me you are always thinking “I could use that for something!” when I empty out a jar.  (or

5 Tips for Staining Wood Like a Pro!

5 Tips for Staining Wood Like a Pro!

I shared my DIY Weekend Pergola a bit ago and now I am going to share my top 5 Tips for Staining Wood.  Read or pin this post and when you get to your next staining project you will look like a pro!   5 Tips on How to Stain Wood like a pro 1. 

How to Build a CornHole Game

How to Build a CornHole Game

Have you ever played the Cornhole Game?  Along with Washers, it’s a favorite of my family and friends!  My siblings and I built a set for my dad and thought I’d share How to Build a Cornhole Game so you too can enjoy this fun game at your next party or BBQ!  When you build

Mason Jar Straw Lids

Mason Jar Straw Lids

I’d love for you to see how easy it is to make these adorable mason jar straw lids in a matter of minutes!  These will be great all summer long and are perfect for picnics to keep those pesky bugs out of your beverages!! I just have to say that this post is dedicated to

Weekend DIY Pergola Project #DigIn

Weekend DIY Pergola Project #DigIn

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Home Depot. I am so thrilled to have this opportunity to work with The Home Depot and receive product to enhance our backyard, all thoughts and opinions are my own.  I am thrilled to share my completed weekend DIY Pergola Project! Thanks so

The Pergola Project: Building a Pergola #DigIn

The Pergola Project: Building a Pergola #DigIn

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Home Depot. I am so thrilled to have this opportunity to work with The Home Depot and receive product to enhance our backyard, all thoughts and opinions are my own. It’s PERGOLA BUILD DAY!  Yay!  I’m so excited to share with you the

The Pergola Project: Pergola Shopping List

The Pergola Project: Pergola Shopping List

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Home Depot. I am so thrilled to have this opportunity to work with The Home Depot and receive product to enhance our backyard, all thoughts and opinions are my own. I am building a Pergola!  Yes…Me!  I couldn’t be more excited about it. 

The Pergola Project: Planning

The Pergola Project: Planning

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Home Depot. I am so thrilled to have this opportunity to work with The Home Depot and receive product to enhance our backyard, all thoughts and opinions are my own. I have wanted to build a pergola since I bought my first house,

DIY Sunburst Mirror–From a Candle Holder!

DIY Sunburst Mirror–From a Candle Holder!

That’s right, I made a sunburst mirror from a candle holder!  I am in as much love with this little mirror as I am with my DIY Chrysanthemum Clock from plastic spoons!  Isn’t she pretty? Let me share how this story unfolds.  I am at Hobby Lobby.  I come across this guy right here: But

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